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Reuters, Jan 27 2017:

U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May, who share an unusual bond as the products of anti-establishment uprisings, will sit down on Friday for what could be a difficult...

Bloomberg, Jan 26 2017:

Luis Videgaray is in a seemingly unenviable position. The Mexican foreign minister arrived Tuesday evening in Washington with the task of renegotiating Nafta with a Trump administration that has...

Reuters, Jan 25 2017:

The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 20,000 for the first time on Wednesday, resuming a rally that began in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's surprise election victory.

The...

The Wall Street Journal, Jan 24 2017:

SHANGHAI—A parody doing the rounds on Chinese social media sites distills the key messages of Donald Trump’s inauguration speech into slogans that echo Mao, Deng Xiaoping and current leader Xi...

The Wall Street Journal, Jan 23 2017:

President Donald Trump is taking immediate steps to reorder U.S. economic alliances in his first days in office, setting up meetings with leaders from Mexico and Canada on North American affairs...

Devex, Jan 20 2017:

Donald Trump’s Friday inauguration ushers in a new era in American development policy — one currently shrouded in uncertainty.

U.S. aid agencies have yet to see a landing team from the...

Devex, Jan 19 2017:

For the last eight years, U.S. development professionals have looked to President Barack Obama to steer the country’s aid efforts. As he now leaves office, the development community is left to...

The Economist, Jan 17 2017:

For the past few months Theresa May and her ministers have allowed some ambiguities to swirl around Britain’s future relationship with the European Union. Yes, she confirmed in her conference...

Wall Street Joural, Jan 17 2017:

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a full-throated defense of economic globalization at a time of global uncertainty fueled by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union and the U.S....

Devex, Jan 13 2017:

Completing a process that began about five years ago, the International Chamber of Commerce became the first business organization to receive observer status at the United Nations last month, a...

Wall Street Journal, Jan 12 2017:

WASHINGTON—Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned ignoring recent steps by Beijing to liberalize its economy would endanger Chinese cooperation on other major geopolitical issues, particularly...

BBC, Jan 10 2017:

There will be only a moderate pick up in global economic growth during 2017, the World Bank has predicted.

Its Global Economic Prospects report is forecasting 2.7% growth compared with the...

Financial Times, Jan 10 2017:

Chinese regulators have taken steps to ensure bitcoin is not used to facilitate capital flight, even as investors in the cryptocurrency say they doubt it is being used to transfer large amounts of...

Reuters, Jan 9 2017:

Immigration has a generally positive economic impact on receiving countries but the benefits depend on how well the migrants are integrated, the International Monetary Fund's First Deputy Managing...

Wall Street Journal, Jan 6 2017:

PARIS—It is too soon for the European Central Bank to declare victory in its attempt to stoke inflation after a sharp acceleration in consumer prices in December, executive board member Yves...

Reuters, Jan 5 2017:

World stocks hit their highest level since mid-2015 on Thursday after strong Chinese data added to the optimism about global growth and inflation that has been driving markets since the start of...

Wall Street Journal, Jan 4 2017:

The Federal Reserve will offer another glimpse Wednesday of policy makers’ outlook for 2017 when it releases the minutes of the central bank’s Dec. 13-14 policy meeting, at which officials voted...

Financial Times, Jan 3 2017:

Donald Trump has chosen a longtime advocate of greater protectionism as his US trade representative, in another signal that his administration is poised to take the aggressive trade policies he...

Wall Street Journal, Dec 23 2016:

Carl Icahn, President-elect Donald Trump’s new regulatory adviser, might not favor financial deregulation the way many on Wall Street expect.

The billionaire investor, tapped for a new post...

Wall Street Journal, Dec 21 2016:

Donald Trump selected two key figures for his economic team on Wednesday, both of whom could jolt Washington’s approach to trade and regulation.

The president-elect announced the creation...